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  1. Business - Companies - REMUNERATION

    Flexible workdays close gap in gender pay

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:46am by BLOOM

    ... much of the gap, she said. The study meant that if the gender pay gap was to be closed, workers must obtain greater autonomy in determining their schedules, said Goldin. "What the last ... Bloomberg in Philadelphia Salary differentials between the sexes exist because companies tend to reward staff who labour long hours and work particular hours Flexible workdays close gap ...

  2. News - China

    Taiwanese women embrace 'male' careers but gender gap remains

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 11:31am by AFP

    ... traditionally dominated by men in the coastguard, military and police as the island looks to promote better gender equality. “I’ve always wanted to be a soldier and I chose to go to the Spratlys because ... told AFP in a telephone interview. “This is very meaningful to me.” Observers say changes in Taiwanese women’s career choices are partly a reflection of improving gender equality and, in terms ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Wikipedia fails to bridge gender gap

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... to bridge gender gap Search "abortion" on Wikipedia's English version and you will find a page called "Abortion-rights movements". It has been edited 40 times since ... was given the task of examining the gender gap within the Wikipedia world. There is a similar story for the entry on rape. Indeed, men dominate Wikipedia when it comes to most topics. The lack ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - GENDER ISSUES

    Age and gender determine on-screen success, Hollywood study shows

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:30pm by Irene De Pater

    ... enabled us to build a unique perspective on the gender-wage gap, combining the impact of gender and age on earnings of an essentially homogenous group of people in a narrow field where ... to a widening gap between the earnings of top male and female stars. For example, Forbes magazine’s most recent annual earnings tally showed that Hollywood’s top 10 female earners took away US$181m ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Are 'Golden Skirts' the answer to the boardroom gender gap

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to selecting boardroom candidates. That is, rather than skimming though a list of the chairman's chums, to select on merit and with a view to increasing gender diversity on the board. Last month ... it is going to take something like 70 years to achieve gender balance, leading some to consider that the Norwegian approach may be no bad thing. As of 2002, listed companies in Norway were required ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Income and gender equality can boost Hong Kong's economic growth, says IMF's Lagarde

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm

    ... Never one of the boys, Christine Lagarde has built a remarkable career as an outsider, be it by gender, profession or language spoken. Peter Wilson meets the ever-elegant, enigmatic head ... of inequalities and greener growth, I am personally passionate, yes.” Governments in Hong Kong and elsewhere should remember, she says, that all the evidence suggests that greater income equality, gender ...

  7. HK women struggling to close the gender gap

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... Appeal, the city's highest court. Sixty-eight per cent of the top-ranked civil servants, including permanent secretaries and officials of grade 6 rank or above, are men. Yet the gender gap ... measures. 'Despite the global zeitgeist in favour of gender equality, in Hong Kong women continue to be undervalued and underutilised in many parts of society,' Su-Mei Thompson, executive ...

  8. New designs are bridging the gender gap

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau The line between men's and women's watches has become increasingly blurred and more women in Hong Kong are buying highly complex mechanical watches with multiple functions. 'Upscale mechanical watches are no longer a domain exclu ...

  9. Gender gap threat to be felt by 2012, report says

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The damaging effects of an escalating, male-dominated gender gap on social stability and economic growth will be felt on the mainland by 2012, according to a new demographic ... population survey, the gender gap among young Chinese is normal. The number of males is even slightly lower than females within the 14 to 39 age group. That was because most of them were born ...

  10. Making sense of the gender gap

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... of this, the Chinese University of Hong Kong offers a Master of Arts in Gender Studies to provide graduates with better comprehension of these differences. Since the 1990s, public awareness of gender issues has increased, prompting demand for such a course. 'Gender is a very important dimension in life,' said director of the programme and associated professor, Dora Choi ...




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